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May 25-26, 2011
Tornado near Centerville, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
212 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR CENTERVILLE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...CENTERVILLE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY OHIO
DATE...MAY 25 2011
ESTIMATED TIME...710 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...30 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...200 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.6546N / 84.1160 W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.6547N / 84.1144 W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR CENTERVILLE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY OHIO ON MAY 25 2011.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN BRIEFLY ON THE GROUNDS OF MIAMI VALLEY
HOSPITAL SOUTH...JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 675. A SMALL PATH OF
TREES WAS DOWNED IN A WOODED AREA NORTH OF THE HOSPITAL. SOME OF
THE TREES WERE UPROOTED...SNAPPED OFF...OR TWISTED.

THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED FROM THE SAME SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM THAT
PRODUCED TWO TO THREE INCH DIAMETER HAIL IN CENTERVILLE AND
BELLBROOK. THE HAIL CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND
STRUCTURES.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

MJP/HATZOS


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